Richard H Harris

CEO and Public Speaker in London, United Kingdom

Richard H Harris

CEO and Public Speaker in London, United Kingdom

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As Chief Executive and Founder of Ensygnia, Richard developed and patented a visual alternative to NFC called Onescan.

Ensygnia's Onescan technology enables a consumer to go from looking to buying in under 10 seconds from first contact - including brand new customers!

At the Mobile World Congress over 1500 industry leaders voted Onescan as one of top 3 the innovations most likely to have the greatest impact on the mobile industry over the next ten years!

Ensygnia beat tough competition from AirWatch, CloudX, Metrical and SpatialBuzz to win the Mobile Industry Awards 2014: Best Use of Software and continues to win further awards each year.

Richard is known as a hands-on, technology entrepreneur with a track record of building and transforming early-stage technology companies such as Ensygnia, Swivel Secure, Mobix, SAVortex, Clearswift and Tumbleweed.

Previously at Mobix he led the creation of an innovative and patented authenticated telephony solution for the banking and financial services industry with an exit to Swivel Secure within 18 months. The solution saw Richard being named Digital Entrepreneur of the Year for Security Innovation in 2010.

As CEO of Swivel Secure (a security company) in less than 1 year took the company from a £900k loss to £150k profit and grew revenues from £1.6m to £1.9m at the same time; launched a re-brand, new voice and Cloud solutions.

In his spare time, as well as enjoying Ceroc & Scuba, he mentors Nicholas Fearn a young man with Asperger’s who created and is an active campaigner for the rights of vulnerable adults and mental health issues working with Zacchaeus 2000 Trust and Mental Health Research UK.

Also enjoys mucking around with molten glass, composing music, painting and digital art.

  • Work
    • Ensygnia
  • Education
    • BSc Theoretical Physics Lond. (Hons)